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Ojibway prison remains open, MDOC closes West Shoreline

 

January 30, 2018



By RALPH ANSAMI

ransami@yourdailyglobe.com

MUSKEGON — The Michigan Department of Corrections said Monday the West Shoreline Correctional Facility in Muskegon will close on March 24.

The move is being made to compensate for a “significant decline in the prison population statewide,” the DOC said.

The move means the Ojibway Correctional Facility near Marenisco will remain open.

It was not immediately known whether some of the West Shorelines prison guards may be transferred to the Ojibway facility in Marenisco, which has been experiencing a shortage of employees.

State Rep. Scott Dian...



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